Limited or no connectivity issue

By tanwt ยท 5 replies
Sep 25, 2010
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  1. hi all,

    I am having a problem with my wifi. i am currently using a 1000HE netbook. my pc crashed a few days ago and need to reformat my hdd and reinstall everything

    everything was working like a charm in the past though

    basically i am using a modem cum router to connect to the internet

    if i uses the LAN line, i can connect to the internet without problem

    but when i try to connect using wireless, it gave me the "limited or no connectivity issue"

    again, i used the same netbook and same modem cum router in the past without problem.

    not sure what's wrong this time

    pls help
  2. mailpup

    mailpup TS Special Forces Posts: 7,187   +470

    Did you install all the drivers for your netbook after you "reformatted"?
  3. tanwt

    tanwt TS Rookie Topic Starter

    all drivers are installed
  4. tanwt

    tanwt TS Rookie Topic Starter

    i found the problem. my wep password was incorrect. haha

    but why i can still connect to my router if wep is incorrect?
  5. mailpup

    mailpup TS Special Forces Posts: 7,187   +470

    You only need the password for wireless operation.
  6. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 11,166   +986

    That's why we use WEP, WPA or WPA2 - - to stop access by those that don't know it :)

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